Rebecca Fox

Doing it for themselves

Doing it for themselves

Sisters Karena and Kasey Bird were audience favourites when they won the reality television cooking show MasterChef 2014 title. But as Rebecca Fox discovers, they have not rested on their laurels during the past 18 months.

Heat and eat

Heat and eat

To many, Singapore is just a transit stop on their way to more far-flung places. Lifestyle editor Rebecca Fox finds out there is more to the city than its airport.

Hodgkins' fashion flair on show

Hodgkins' fashion flair on show

If you think women's interest in fashion is a modern phenomenon a new exhibition at the Dunedin Public Art Gallery might just turn that thought on its head. Rebecca Fox talks to its curator, Priscilla Pitts, about Frances Hodgkins' interest in fashion

Using internet, the world is his oyster

Using internet, the world is his oyster

From ''food porn'' to ''food art'', Christchurch-raised photographer Henry Hargreaves has travelled an unexpected path. Rebecca Fox finds out about life in New York and how the internet changed his life.

Pianist passionate about her craft

Pianist passionate about her craft

Modi Deng was just 11 years old when she played her first concerto with an orchestra. Now 18 and a student at the University of Auckland, she returns to Dunedin for the opening concert of Southern Sinfonia's concert series. Rebecca Fox finds out what drives the young musician.

Gallipoli song cycle says it all

Gallipoli song cycle says it all

The powerful feelings expressed in the poetry, songs, diaries and interviews about the ill-fated Gallipoli campaign have been set to music by Dunedin composer Anthony Ritchie. Rebecca Fox finds out how the group of songs came together.

Recycling of male mid life crisis

Recycling of male mid life crisis

The cliche of a male mid life crisis is taken to new levels in Mark Hadlow's latest one man play.

Workers of art

Workers of art

As a ''mature'' emerging artist, Aucklander Teresa H.R. Lane is keen to get her career started. Rebecca Fox talks to her about taking the big step of her first solo exhibition here in Dunedin. 

The real deal

The real deal

After years in the props and scene design business in the United Kingdom and New Zealand, Andy King jumped at the opportunity to extend his skills into making mannequins. However, he admits to Rebecca Fox it was not quite as easy as he thought it would be.

ANdy King can laugh about it now.

Easter buns put to test

Easter buns put to test

Easter is nearly upon us and those who have not already gorged themselves on hot cross buns will be looking forward to the treat this weekend. Rebecca Fox took a look at the offerings around Dunedin.